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Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

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Carl Hartley

Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

Crime
NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Photo: Visit England

VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

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VIDEO: Hull's amazing transformation as UK's City Of Culture 2017 welcomes Paper City

Visitors to Hull will see an amazing transformation as the city’s cultural quarter – The Fruit Market –  becomes home to a host of impressive paper installations.
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Ten things to do w/c June 22

Ten things to do w/c June 22

Looking for something to do this week? Take a look at our top ten list of events

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

It’s been the hottest day in June since 1976 today (Wednesday) but the Met Office has now issued a yellow warning for heavy downpours.

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VIDEO: Yorkshire fire chiefs issue open water shock advice after death of teenager in reservoir

VIDEO: Yorkshire fire chiefs issue open water shock advice after death of teenager in reservoir

Fire chiefs in West Yorkshire are highlighting the dangers of swimming in open water after a teenager died at a reservoir.
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Garfit Hill, Birstall - �310,000 (Dacre, Son & Hartley)

Superb family home in Birstall

Attractively presented and delightfully located

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By Shaun Walker.

Your Picture of the Week

Laura Walker at the Try Tag Rugby semi final at Gildersome, by Shaun Walker.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Come and visit ‘crisis-hit’ police in West Yorkshire, Home Secretary urged

The body representing rank and file police officers in West Yorkshire has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd inviting her to visit the county.

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Coun Wakefield.

Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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Away start for Leeds United at Bolton

Leeds United will begin their 2017-18 season with an away game against one of the teams promoted to the EFL Championship when they travel to play Bolton Wanderers on Sunday, August 6 in front of the SKY TV cameras.

Football
Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

Cricket
Leeds Road, Dewsbury. Photo: Google.

Shop worker aged 91 injured during robbery in Dewsbury

A ROBBER pushed a 91-year-old shop worker to the ground during a raid at a store in Dewsbury.

Crime
Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad removed centurion Sam Robson early on the second day

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day two): Latest updates from County Championship match at Lord's

Yorkshire will be hoping for better fortune on their second day at Lord's after Middlesex piled up the runs in scorcher temperatures yesterday.
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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and our wild reader offer is back - to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!
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